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Zoë Roth, known for featuring in ‘Disaster Girl’ meme, sells its NFT for $500,000
Arts & Culture

Zoë Roth, known for featuring in ‘Disaster Girl’ meme, sells its NFT for $500,000

In an interview, Roth said selling the meme was a way for her to take control over a situation that she has felt powerless over since she was in elementary school.

The more things change, the more they stay the same: A short story about art and NFTs
Arts & Culture

The more things change, the more they stay the same: A short story about art and NFTs

While browsing through the Instagram handles of galleries and museums publicising online viewing rooms and socially distanced preview evenings, Mrs Q stopped at this wordy headline: A non-fungible token by American artist Beeple sold for $69 million at Christie’s — the most expensive ever sold at an auction.

Sotheby's hosts first NFT sale where artist Pak's 'The Fungible' collection sells for $16.8 million
Arts & Culture

Sotheby's hosts first NFT sale where artist Pak's 'The Fungible' collection sells for $16.8 million

NFT stands for non-fungible token, an authentication certificate meant to ensure that ownership of a digital work — animations, videos, photos or music, for example — cannot be forged or otherwise manipulated.

Robot who sold art for $688,888, in the form of an NFT, now eyes stint in music
News & Analysis

Robot who sold art for $688,888, in the form of an NFT, now eyes stint in music

I envisioned Sophia as a creative artwork herself, that could generate art, said David Hanson, CEO of Hong Kong-based Hanson Robotics and the robot's creator.

Artist Beeple on selling NFT collage for a record $70M: 'People are trying to look for some scam; I don't see it'
News & Analysis

Artist Beeple on selling NFT collage for a record $70M: 'People are trying to look for some scam; I don't see it'

Beeple, whose real name is Mike Winkelmann, spoke with AP about his auction result, NFTs and how the crypto art boom is affecting him and other artists who haven’t previously had a way to guarantee exclusive ownership of digital works, which by their nature can normally be freely copied.

Decoding the allure of crypto art: Manufactured scarcity, the social construct of value drive demand for NFTs
Arts & Culture

Decoding the allure of crypto art: Manufactured scarcity, the social construct of value drive demand for NFTs

Some crypto artists, who have felt excluded by the mainstream art world, say they have found more support in the crypto community and can now earn a living making art.

As Beeple's digital art piece sells for $70 million, understanding the craze behind NFTs
Tech

As Beeple's digital art piece sells for $70 million, understanding the craze behind NFTs

One purpose of NFTs is that they can be used to trace an object’s digital provenance, allowing a select few to prove ownership.

Digital art by Beeple sells for $69.4 million at Christie's amid NFT boom
Tech

Digital art by Beeple sells for $69.4 million at Christie's amid NFT boom

Christie’s did not identify the buyer of the artwork, which consists of 5,000 individual digital pictures stitched together that Beeple created — one each day — since May 2007.

In a first, Christie’s to sell Beeple's digital artwork and accept payment in cryptocurrency
World

In a first, Christie’s to sell Beeple's digital artwork and accept payment in cryptocurrency

Beeple is selling these works as NFTs — nonfungible tokens — digital collectibles that use blockchain technology as authentication.